Jacques E. Johnet Trust Scholarship for Native American

Ethnic Studies

Students may apply for one scholarship award per semester in an academic year.

  • Awarding Department: American Indian Studies
  • Scholarship Intent: The scholarship is awarded to aid in the academic achievements of Native American students, especially Cheyenne, enrolled full-time in undergraduate or graduate study at SFSU.
  • Criteria:
    1) Applicant must be Native American which refers to a status of legal citizenship and/or cultural membership in an indigenous tribe/band.
    2) Applicants must self-define as a person of Native American status through tribal/band and/or community affiliation.
    3) Must maintain satisfactory academic standing, to be evaluated primarily but not only by their gpa. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is strongly recommended. Students with a gpa below 2.0 will not be considered.
    4) Must complete a Statement of Financial Aid.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: HS Seniors, Undergrad: Any; Grad: Any
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME; Grad: FULL-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: US Citizen/Perm Res
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 2.0; Grad GPA: 2.0
  • Contact Person: Joanne Barker
  • Campus Address: EP 103
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 405-3928
  • Email: jmbarker@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: https://sfsuais.sfsu.edu/jacques-e-johnet-trust-scholarship-native-americans
  • Number of Awards: Varies

College of Ethnic Studies
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please identify your American Indian tribal or Alaska Native village affiliation (by descent or membership).
  2. In a maximum of 300 words, provide a personal statement that outlines your academic, career, and personal goals.
  3. Resume: Please list academic and relevant work experience history. Include any extra-curricular, community, or individual experiences that you feel will or have benefited your college experience